Fall & Winter 2020/2021 Program Guide Sept. 2020 v2 - Page 12
LEARN ITALIAN BY DOING - ONLINE
This program for adults invites you to learn or practice Italian in a relaxed and " simpatico " atmosphere outside of a traditional classroom . Join us to learn or polish your Italian !
NEW ! Club del Libro
Online series with Violante Binazzi From the salons of the 18th century to the social reading of 2020 , the literary circle is a time-honoured practice , which promotes culture and being together . Our new book club is an opportunity to explore and discuss contemporary Italian literature while learning Italian .
Club del Libro ' s first literary adventure will be reading The Neapolitan Novels , a 4-part series by the famous and pseudonymous Italian novelist , Elena Ferrante , named by TIME Magazine as one of their 100 Most Influential People in 2016 . Books can be read in both English and Italian .
“ L ' amica geniale / My Brilliant Friend ” September 30 • 7:00pm • RSVP required
“ Storia del nuovo cognome / The Story of a New Name ” October 28 • 7:00pm • RSVP required
“ Storia di chi fugge e di chi resta / Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay ” November 25 • 7:00pm • RSVP required
“ Storia della bambina perduta / The Story of the Lost Child ” December 16 • 7:00pm • RSVP required
Online series with Violante Binazzi Thursday , October 8 – November 26 • 7:00 - 8:00pm Art & Aperitivo is an opportunity to talk about art in a relaxed environment , while enjoying our favorite drink together virtually . In this free online interactive workshop , we will discuss the most significant art news and events from around the world , using Italian magazines and newspapers . We invite you to practice your Italian while expressing your views . RSVP : 416-789-7011 ext . 248 or cultural @ villacharities . com Price : Free This is an online class . Log-in details will be provided prior to the first session .
NEW ! Customized Italian Classes
( Group or one-on-one private setting ) Classes available online or in-person . Working closely with the instructors to develop tailored classes , this new adult program offers customized sessions designed to meet your interests , learning objectives and requirements . Whether as a team-building activity , professional development , or simply a fun and engaging way to learn Italian with family , friends or colleagues , we can customize a class for any level . Availability & Pricing : Varies and specific to your level of customization . Inquire for more details . For more information about programs , including registration , dates , times , and fees : Cassandra Zannella Arts & Culture Coordinator Phone : 416-789-7011 ext . 248 Email : cultural @ villacharities . com